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of camp life. Before it was ordered here, this army had been encamped for a few days near the New river, in Monroe county, at an abandoned watering place, formerly known as the Gray Sulphur Springs,stown. The number of vacant buildings at that place; the great quantity of corn raised on the New river; the bountiful supply of beef always to be had in the large grazing county of Monroe; the goodry is at Piney creek, a few miles this side of Raleigh Court-House, and within twenty miles of New river. A fortified camp at Piney and a plank road to New river would enable our forces intended to New river would enable our forces intended to operate in the Kanawha valley to get along without regular transportation; for sufficient provisions could be carried for a ten day's expedition in haversacks and on pack-saddles I understand th I must not speak of; to have fortified the pass at Piney creek, to have made a good road from New River to the fortified camp, and thus to have placed his sources of supply one hundred miles nearer
House of Delegates. Speaker Kemper called the House to order at 12 o'clock M. Prayer by Rev. W. W. Bennett. A message was received from the Senate, announcing the passage of a bill "making New River a lawful fence," and asking the concurrence of the House. On motion the bill was committed. The following resolutions were presented by one of the members from Petersburg: At a special meeting of the Common Council of the city of Petersburg, held on Tuesday, the 10th day ofbers added to that committee: Messrs Fleming, Robertson, Bass, Baskerville and Walker. On motion of Mr. Taylor, the courtesies of the House were extended to Ex-Governor E. Louis Lowe, of Maryland. The bill to improve the navigation of New River, was read a second time, and ordered to engrossed. The following resolutions were adopted by the House: 1. Resolved, That a joint committee be appointed to call upon the President of the Confederate States and to represent to him th